from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act of selling out.
- n. An event for which all the tickets are sold.
- n. Slang One who has betrayed one's principles or an espoused cause.
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- n. An action in which principles are compromised for financial gain.
- n. A person who compromises their principles for financial gain.
- n. An event for which all tickets have been purchased.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an act of betrayal
But widespread black support remained elusive, Hutchinson said: "Either you loved him, you identified with him, you saw him as one of your own, as a black performer important to the black community, or you saw him as someone who basically, I don't want to use the term sellout, but ... as a creature and a creation of the white world."
The term "sellout" is used to denigrate black people who go places in society.
Any Democratic president who seriously tries to govern will rapidly face accusations of being a corporate sellout from a some on the left, regardless of the facts of the situation.
The App store walled garden sellout is just stupid …
IMAGE UNITED writer Robert Kirkman said, With an overprint this substantial, this immediate sellout is a clear indication the founders and their pantheon of characters are as hot as ever.
` ` To have an opportunity to compete for a championship in front of a sellout is something I hope these players remember for their lifetime. ''
"To have an opportunity to compete for a championship in front of a sellout is something I hope these players remember for their lifetime."
The crowd was described as a sellout despite small patches of empty seats and ticket prices that topped out at almost $850.
He offers a rigorous and bracing case study of the quintessential "sellout"--Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, perhaps the most vilified black public official in American history.
A government minister stunned a judicial probe into fraudulent war disability payments by calling a questioner a "sellout" - guerilla slang for a collaborator with the former white government.